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By Rocky Cannon, Apr 10 2018 07:00AM

Kansas City Accident Lawyer


Did a recent weather event cause an accident that you were injured in? If so, then you should reach out to an accident lawyer to see if you have a right to pursue a personal injury claim against the responsible person for your Kansas City accident. An accident or personal injury lawyer will be able to help you to decide what to do. It may be that your case is not particularly strong or that your damages are not very extensive, but regardless, you should contact a personal injury lawyer anyway, because you may have a stronger case then you think. The sooner you call, the sooner you will know where you stand.


By Rocky Cannon, Mar 30 2018 04:00PM

Kansas City Personal Injury Accident Attorney


Do you need the help of a personal injury attorney for an accident that occurred in Kansas City? If so, then you should call Rocky Cannon, Attorney at Law, today. He may be able to help you, and if he is not able to, then he may be able to find someone who can. You should give him a call to discuss your personal injury accident.


By Rocky Cannon, Feb 22 2018 12:21AM

Icy Roads Have Been Leading to Traffic Accidents in the Greater Kansas City Area

Ice on the roads presents drivers with some of the most challenging driving conditions any driver can hope to face. Failure to have adequate breaking distance or travelling to fast, among other mistakes, can lead to serious traffic accidents. The greater Kansas City area has had a rash of auto accidents during the most recent weather event. Most of these traffic accidents occurred during icy conditions. Even with road crews diligently working to salt or treat the roads there may still be patches of ice on the road. In some ways, these ice patches mixed in with otherwise well treated roads can present drivers with an unexpected change in driving conditions with little or no warning. In such a situation an accident may be unavoidable. However, in most situations all drivers would benefit from driving at a rate of speed below what they are used to driving as this is likely to reduce the number of accidents.


By Rocky Cannon, Jan 16 2018 04:31PM

Slick Conditions in the Kansas City Area Create Conditions where Accidents Can Occur

Every morning, the news reports of accidents on the roads and highways in the Kansas City Area. Have you have been involved in a traffic accident in the morning in the Kansas City Area? If so, then you should contact a Kansas City Area attorney to see if you are entitled to compensation for your damages resulting from the accident. A personal injury attorney will be able to help you determine each class of damages you are entitled to seek compensation for. You are generally better off getting an attorney involved as soon as possible. Therefore, you should call one as soon as you can.


By Rocky Cannon, Dec 29 2017 10:05PM

Kansas City Sideswipe Accident

Have you been injured in the Kansas City area by being sideswiped by another car while you were stuck in traffic. If so, then you may be able to seek compensation from the driver that sideswiped you. Injured persons, without the benefit of an attorney, will speak with an insurance company about their injuries, and the insurance company will try to settle for cheap. This is a cost savings strategy employed by most insurance companies. You should contact an attorney if you suspect or feel that an insurance company is trying to settle to quickly with you.


By Rocky Cannon, Dec 15 2017 09:48PM

Kansas City Area Traffic Accident Injury Lawyer



Have you been injured in a traffic accident in the Kansas City area? If so, then you should give Rocky a call to discuss your situation. You may be entitled to reimbursement for all your damages arising from or directly related to your traffic accident. Do not be taken in by a smooth-talking insurance adjuster telling your case is not worth very much. Your case may in fact be worth far more than the insurance adjuster is telling you. That is why you should speak with a lawyer before you commit to anything or make any statements to the other side’s attorney.


By Rocky Cannon, Oct 18 2017 03:00PM

Kansas City Wide Workers’ Compensation Attorney


Have you been injured on the job in the Kansas City area? Is so, then you should speak with a workers’ compensation attorney. Do not trust that your employer or their insurer will do the right thing. More than likely they will attempt to get you to settle for far less than a on the job injury of your type is worth.


Under the law, the employer has the right to decide where to send you for treatment. Consequently, the employer will likely send you to a doctor that will recommend the most conservative treatment possible. The most conservative treatment possible usually involves the cheapest and slowest treatment available. This can be a long and drawn out process for the employer.


Eventually, the employer’s doctor will determine that an employee has reached maximum medical improvement and issue a workers’ compensation rating. This rating is more than likely going to be on the low side, which is to the benefit of the employer. This is because compensation under the workers’ compensation law is directly correlated to how high a disability rating is.


Also, some employers use doctors that only give impairment ratings, which is a different type of rating and is always lower than a workers’ compensation rating. That is why it is important to get a lawyer involved in your case to make sure you are getting the right treatment and ratings. Your work comp attorney will order all your medical records and more than likely decide to send you for an independent medical evaluation by a doctor that is connected to your employer. That way you will be sure to have at least two medical opinions concerning your condition.


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